Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Nsw Public Service Commission | port macquarie, NSW, AU

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Organisation/Entity:  Transport For NSW
Job Category:  Accounting
Job Location: 
Macquarie Park, NSW, AU, 2113
Job Ref No:  80490
Employment Type:  Fixed Term Full-Time
Salary Range:  $142178.0-$159238.0
About us 
Transport for NSW keeps our State moving by providing safe, integrated and efficient transport systems. We put our customers at the centre of everything we do – and we do a lot. We connect people, communities and industry and manage how they use our road, rail and maritime networks and services, and even active modes like walking and cycling. The work we do connects the journeys you take every day.
We are a state government organisation made up of more than 28,000 people and we're in the middle of delivering the largest transport infrastructure program in Australia's history. We work across planning, policy and procurement, harnessing data and technology to develop smarter and more adaptive transport solutions. 
That means job opportunities in metropolitan and regional areas across NSW – and you have the chance to be part of creating a lasting legacy that will benefit generations to come.
The Finance and Investment Division (FID) is a trusted advisor to the Transport cluster, and partners with our stakeholders to make all financial and funding considerations for our once-in-a-generation $72 billion infrastructure program.
We provide best in class financial services to support decision-making on transport services, infrastructure investment and delivery. FID plays a critical role in project planning and funding, enterprise planning and financial management and control.
The work we do is vital to making NSW a better place to live, work and visit, touching the lives of millions of people every day.
This is a chance to be a part of the team behind TfNSW’s major projects and work in a dynamic, collaborative environment to deliver for our clients and the greater NSW community.
We are a team of focused, dynamic and commercially-orientated finance professionals, who go above and beyond to deliver for our clients on a day to day basis, who see public service as a calling and not just a job, and who are proud to work for the Transport cluster and the NSW Government.
The opportunity
We currently have an opportunity for an exceptional Finance Manager in FID. This role is a newly created role in the new Cities and Active Transport Division where you will provide a broad range of financial management services to meet internal and external reporting and analysis requirements, and compliance with statutory obligations.
This is an 18 month Fixed Term role.
You will deliver financial planning, forecasting and budgeting processes and initiatives to support strategic decision making. You will be consulted as a high-level advisor on issues relating to financial management, providing careful, accurate and well-structured advice.
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis, the role will be required to provide financial leadership to a diverse range of stakeholders in a complex matrix environment between Department of Planning & Environment and Transport for NSW.
As this is a newly created role we are looking for a self starter who is currently working in a Finance manager role at Transport for NSW.
You will work closely and collaboratively with the Finance Business Partners, and stakeholders in the business, to achieve outcomes for the people of NSW as well a being part of a fantastic opportunity to set up a new division.
The creation of Cities and Active Transport gives us the opportunity to make a material difference to the way people live their lives. With an elevated focus on city integration and place, we have the opportunity to drive more value for the people of NSW by continuing to champion and deliver thoughtful, strategic and fully integrated placemaking. You will be a critical influencer within our business and do truly meaningful work that adds value for our customers – the people of NSW.
Drawing on your extensive experience in a large, complex, matrix organisation, as well as your relevant qualifications in accounting or commerce, you will communicate confidently and effectively, establishing and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders and your team members. In particular, an ability to plan, prioritise and manage multiple reporting deadlines will be key to your success. 
You will contribute to the quality financial management of the division you support, and the success of the finance business partnering function, by:
Assist in setting up a new division
leading finance project teams
driving business improvement projects, and
supporting the identification and implementation of financial sustainability initiatives.
Please click here to view a copy of the role description.
About you
You are currently performing a similar role as a Finance Manager within the Transport cluster
You are tertiary qualified (Finance, Accounting, Commerce or related discipline) with minimum 5 years relevant industry experience, and full membership of a recognised professional accounting body (CPA/CA ANZ or equivalent).
Your proven expertise in financial management will include demonstrable achievement at a high level in management accounting (budgeting, forecasting, planning and reporting) in a large complex organisation.
Experience and good working knowledge of systems and process at transport for NSW
You will have demonstrated experience in working collaboratively with business stakeholders as well as internal finance stakeholders in a dynamic matrix environment.
You are a critical thinker and a self starter
Salary and Benefits
The salary for this position is Grade 9A ($138,670) – 9E ($155,309) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading.
For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here .
Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!
How to apply
To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.
We’re an inclusive and flexible workplace
Here at Transport, we want our workforce to reflect the communities we serve by being an inclusive, diverse and flexible place for all our people.
We offer a range of flexible work and leave options for our people. These options depend on your role and the work you do. Some of the ways our people work flexibly include a hybrid mix of virtual and in-person collaboration, staggering work hours, or even allocating extra hours worked towards a day off from time to time. We also offer more structured flexible agreements like part-time work, and tailored hybrid options for people who live regionally. We’re proud to be recognised as a FlexReady Certified employer, a Family Inclusive Workplace and winners of the ‘Best Remote Work Strategy’ at the Australian HR Awards 2022.
We want to ensure that employees living with disability, as well as those providing care, are supported. Visit Supporting people with disability to learn more about our initiatives and requesting recruitment and workplace adjustments.
Please contact the Talent Specialist if you’d like to arrange any adjustments to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options. 
For any enquiries, please email Lauren Ilieff at LAUREN.ILIEFF@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.
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